Morris Kersh
Morris Kersh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pearl, Miss.

High School:
Pearl

Position:
Jumps


06/10/2013

Ole Miss Athletes Earn Four All-America Nods

Isiah Young Finishes Ole Miss Career As Five-Time All-American

06/08/2013

Ole Miss Men Claim Best NCAA Finish In School History

Kendricks And Young Combine For Three Top-Three Finishes

06/04/2013

Four Rebels To Compete At NCAA Outdoor Championships

National Titles Within Reach In Eugene, Oregon

05/25/2013

Three Rebels Qualify For NCAA Finals During East Prelims

Isiah Young, Morris Kersh, Sam Kendricks On To Eugene

05/22/2013

Rebels Head To NCAA East Preliminary

Top 12 In Each Event Move On To National Finals In Eugene, Oregon

AT OLE MISS (2010-12):

2012:

OUTDOOR: Competed in the triple jump at the NCAA East Preliminary ... placed ninth in the triple jump at the SEC Championships (49-3.5) ... captured fourth place in the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational with a season-best mark of 51-0 ... competed in the long jump just once during the season, placing fourth at the Rhodes Open (22-4.5).

INDOOR: Placed ninth in the triple jump at the SEC Championships (49-9.75) ... had a season-best mark of 50-8.25 to finish runner-up to teammate Kentrell Sanders at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... captured first place at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener with a leap of 50-1.75.

2011:

OUTDOOR: Named a USTFCCCA Second Team All-American in the triple jump ... placed 14th in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships with a jump of 51-05.75 ... placed ninth in the triple jump at the NCAA East Regional ... jumped a season best 51-07.75 in the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational ... finished second in the triple jump at the Rhodes Open (49-07.75) ... claimed the Mississippi Open triple jump crown with a jump of 51-06.50 ... placed sixth in the long jump at the Rhodes Open (22-02.50) ... jumped a season best 22-08.50 in the long jump at the Ole Miss Invitational.

INDOOR: Jumped a personal best 22-03.75 in the long jump at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... finished second at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational in the triple jump (49-01.50) ... placed fifth with a jump of 48-08.00 in the triple jump at the Texas A&M Challenge ... finished second in the long jump (22-03.75) and triple jump (50-04.50) at the Arkansas Invitational.

2010:

OUTDOOR: Jumped a season-best 49-09.75 in the triple jump at the NCAA East Regional ... jumped a personal-best 22-11 in the long jump at the Alabama Relays, placing fifth ... placed third in the triple jump at the Alabama Relays (49-3) and Ole Miss Invitational (48-10.75) ... finished eighth in the triple jump at the Florida relays with a jump of 49-9.

INDOOR: Jumped a personal-best 50-02.50 in the triple jump at the Meyo Invitational, en route to a third-place finish ... finished fourth at the SEC/Big 12/Conference USA Challenge with a jump of 48-10.75 ... jumped a personal best 22-11 in the long jump at the SEC Championships ... placed sixth in the long jump at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic with a jump of 22-06.50 ... ran a personal-best time of 52.41 in the 400 meters at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered in track and field at cross country at Pearl High School under head coach Woody Barnett ... 2007-08 Gatorade Athlete of the Year for Mississippi high school boys' track and field ... achieved a personal best mark of 49-00.00 in the triple jump ... recorded a personal best time of 1:58 in the 800 meters ... has a 5k personal best time of 16:40 ... member of a Pirate team that won the 2008 Mississippi State Track and Field Championships ... also helped the Pirates win the 2009 Mississippi State Cross Country Championships.

PERSONAL: Born June 10, 1991 ... son of George and Toni Kersh ... father is the Ole Miss 800 meter record holder as a member of the Rebels' track team ... chose Ole Miss over LSU and Stanford.

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • Golson, Prewitt Headline Pro Day Participants

      Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Football

      NFL Scouting Combine participants Senquez Golson and Cody Prewitt are among 18 former Ole Miss players expected to go through Pro Day workouts in hopes of realizing their professional football dreams. More than 25 representatives from 22 different teams were... read more

    • Both Sides of Ole Miss and the NCAA Tournament Discussion

      Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Women's Basketball

      The Ole Miss women's basketball team heads to the 2015 SEC Tournament in Little Rock, Arkansas, having won three of its last four games to finish the regular season with a 17-12 overall and 7-9 SEC record and earn the... read more

    • Johnson Embraces New Role, New Challenges

      Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss welcomes back seven starters from the nation's No. 1 scoring defense, but two of those starters, seniors C.J. Johnson and Mike Hilton, will be starting the spring at different positions, with Johnson at Mike linebacker and Hilton at... read more

    • Quarterback Competition Begins in Earnest

      Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss began spring practice Tuesday, and for the first time under head coach Hugh Freeze, the Rebels will have a starting quarterback not named Bo Wallace. With the graduation of Wallace, sophomores Ryan Buchanan and DeVante Kincade, as well... read more

    • Freeze, Rebels at SEC Media Days on July 16

      Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - Football

      The Southeastern Conference announced today Kickoff '15, its annual football media days, will be held July 13-16, remaining at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala. The event will continue to be four days in 2015. The... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Feb. 24-March 2, 2015)

      Monday, March 2, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewFeb. 24-March 2, 2015Track & Field - Ole Miss got SEC titles from Jalen Miller (60m), Daniel Bulmer (mile) and the distance medley relay, and the Rebels achieved their best SEC indoor finish since 1984.... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- March 1

      Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Athletics

      The calendar turned to March, as the men's and women's basketball teams march toward the SEC Tournament and postseason play. The baseball team faced perhaps its biggest challenge of nonconference play. The softball and men's tennis teams each had another... read more

    • Rebels Look to Add to NCAA Tournament Case

      Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Women's Basketball

      The numbers and bracket projections may not be in his favor at this point, but head women's basketball coach Matt Insell is selling the NCAA Tournament selection committee on his team passing the eye test, as Ole Miss enters its... read more

    • Kennedy, Rebels Look to Flush LSU Loss

      Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      BATON ROUGE, La. -- With an opportunity to perhaps lock itself into the NCAA Tournament, or at the very least enhance its resume, Ole Miss lost back-to-back games for the first time all season, falling on the road at LSU... read more

    • Rebels Look to Enhance NCAA Tournament Resume

      Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      Despite the most recent home loss to Georgia on Wednesday night, Ole Miss remains a team projected to be solidly in the field, as the Rebels put their school record four-game SEC road winning streak on the line when they... read more

    • PHOTOS: Ole Miss Snow Day 2015

      Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Athletics

      Here's a collection of snow days photos from Ole Miss Athletics Photographer Josh McCoy (@OleMissPix):The Pavillion at Ole Miss in winter! #SnowDay2015 #WAOM @OleMissSports @OleMissMBB @OleMissWBB pic.twitter.com/nHyhVPlDvG-- OleMissPix (@OleMissPix) February 25, 2015 Awweeee.... #SnowDay2015 #WAOM @OleMissSports @OleMissFB pic.twitter.com/R1BDZ0shvS-- OleMissPix (@OleMissPix)... read more

    • VIDEO: The Flagship Football Promo

      Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Football

      read more

    • Rebels Ready for Rematch with Georgia

      Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      If recent history is any indication, Ole Miss and Georgia are likely to go down to the wire on Wednesday night. Four of the last five meetings over the last three seasons have been decided by five points or less,... read more

    • VIDEO: The Pavilion Time Lapse

      Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      read more

    • Golson, Prewitt Compete at NFL Combine

      Monday, February 23, 2015 - Football

      The defensive backs, including former Ole Miss players Senquez Golson and Cody Prewitt, participated in on-field workouts at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine on Monday in Indianapolis. Looking ahead, Ole Miss will hold its annual pro day on March 5... read more